Cells from 2020 to the present day sinaloa cartelidentified with Ismail El Mayo Zambada You Ovid the Mouse Guzmanson of Joaquín El Chapo GuzmánSimultaneously Rafael Caro Quintero They fight for territory in Mexico City not only for financial activities or drug transfers, but mainly for the distribution and sale of cocaine.
The foregoing is derived from an intelligence report prepared by the Civil Defense Secretariat (SSC) of Mexico City, in which the Secretariat of National Defense (sedena), whose copy is owned by UniversalWhere arrests of 49 persons are reported ranging from cell heads, financial operators and drug distributors with a significant hierarchy.
The analysis refers to the fact that the narrative held by the previous administration, which ensured that there was no organized crime in Mexico City, was counterproductive, as denying its presence “had significant impetus to its development.”
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During the arrest of a group of 14 people on 12th July last topilejoIn the Tlalpan mayor’s office, linked to Ovidio Guzmán and called Los Chapitos, investigations revealed that they had been working in Mexico City for three months and were seeking to confiscate the capital’s drug stores, this time. Because of the reason “they started” kidnapping people they were already selling drugs to, so they would work for them.”
The report gives evidence of a dispute within the Sinaloa and Sonora Cartel and has reached the CDMX.
On June 11, 2020, Juan Antonio Valenzuela Ortiz, who was from the Sinaloa Cartel and smuggled drugs to Tijuana, Guadalajara, Mexico City and Los Angeles, California, was murdered in room 3304 of the Intercontinental Hotel in Santa Fe .
Nine members of Los Sinaloa were arrested after they distributed drugs for sale in Tepito.
He was the nephew of Luis Gabriel Valenzuela and/or Juliana grimaldi paredesThe alleged logistics operator of El Mayo Zambada.
In October 2021, in the Benito Juárez mayor’s office, in the neighborhood of Napoles, three hit men from a group operating in Tijuana, Baja California, who were sent to Mexico City by El Flaco, were arrested for killing their younger brother. was. chapitosBecause they found him in the capital of the country with two escorts and he used to roam in armored Mercedes-Benz and Land Rover vehicles.
Sources identified El Fleco as El Mayo Zambada’s lieutenant, and that the target they were about to attack was in the wooded areas of Polanco, Zona Rosa and Tlapan.
The executives’ analysis shows that for the Sinaloa cartel, “Mexico City is seen as a nerve center where everything comes together”, able to manage a fairly lucrative consumer market, and that it can be used for drugs. Also recognized as a central point for distribution. along with other regions of the country America,
Thanks to this, the economic activity of international cartels allows the collection of large amounts of money and money laundering. They also found that they operate as companies with legal activities.
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Luis Erminger is arrested for distributing drugs and claiming to be a relative of Ovidio Guzmán.
More arrests and seizures
The first major arrests of Los Sinaloa members occurred in that area on April 29, 2020, when nine people were caught distributing drugs for sale in the area. tepito-morelosin the Cuauhtémoc mayor’s office, and it alerted the authorities to the presence of this group.
Important catches were taken in 2021. He was captured on 13 January Marco Antonio Munguia VillarrealIn Polanco, recognized as a generator of violence in Sinaloa and Sonora, and smuggled in drugs under the tutelage of El Mayo Zambada.
He agreed with local groups to buy large quantities of cocaine. He sold squares of coca for $15,900, and it is estimated that he earned more than $1,700,000 in the month he was captured.
Sources said that this arrest allowed the presence of Los Chapitos in Mexico City, as they are still trying to capture the points of sale and the routes established by Mungia Villarreal.
A truck overturned by 18 January 2021 dodge hyundai White in the middle of Avenida Rio San Joaquin with 1,200 kg of cocaine. Federal officials held that the shipment belonged to Rafael Caro Quintero.
On January 31, 2022, in the office of the mayor of Venustiano Carranza, Luis Erminger Moreno was arrested for the offense of drug dealing, who claimed to be related to the Sinaloa cartel and to be a relative of Ovidio Guzmán. He distributed medicines at different places in the capital of the country.
A truck carrying 1,200 kg of cocaine, owned by Caro Quintero, overturned in Rio San Joaquin.
Other intelligence reports indicate that Los Chapitos settled in the wooded area of Ajusco, while the people of El Mayo settled in Cuajimalpa, Benito Juárez, Miguel Hidalgo and Cuautémoc, where they have their main drug storage warehouses and where they also label . To identify them, so are “bricks” of cocaine with tequila, soccer teams, soft drinks, animal brands and most recently come vacuum sealed with car logos.
It was thus also established that the Sinaloa Cartel imported kitchens from Guatemala, Ecuador and El Salvador through the company “Chiquita Brands International”, which through shipments of bananas, potatoes, avocados and other fruits and vegetables to the Central de Carries goods to Abastos. And from there they depart for the United States. The company has a ferry in Chiapas and “Air Taxi” at Toluca airport, its main operators Ivan Perez Serrano and Sandra Barrios “La Tia” were apprehended only in November last year.
The war waged by “El Mayo Zambada” and “Los Chapitos” to capture Mexico City has left a trail of at least 75 victims – from 2020 to the present day – all killed under violent conditions, some over bodies Claimed by his relatives in Sonora, Tijuana or Sinaloa, others remained in mass graves because no one asked for them at the forensic medical service.
Given this scenario, the report indicates that “(past) officials were juggling dialectic to avoid talking about a problem that was setting fire to the rest of the country, with the idea that Under that Mexico City was a bubble, no matter what was happening in the country.” The rest of Mexico.
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